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Information about Division of Quality Assurance (DQA)

DQA Web Pages Information

Provider Types Regulated by DQA

DQA Listservs

Consumer Information

Provider Search

DQA Facility Directories

DQA Provider Training

DQA Numbered Memos

DHS Forms

Remodeling of Health Care Facilities

WI Nurse Aide Training and Registry Info

Caregiver Program/ Background Checks

WI Adult Programs Caregiver Misconduct Registry

Division of Quality Assurance
 Web Pages

We are always seeking ways to improve our sites. Please E-mail the Division of Quality Assurance or call (608) 266-8481 if you have suggestions, questions, or problems navigating the DQA web pages.

Consumer Information:

The left border for all these pages also include links to:

Please keep the following in mind when viewing material made available through the DHS sites:

  • Provider lists/directories made available on the Internet: The providers listed met the appropriate standards (state or federal) for licensure, certification, registration, or similar regulatory activity at the time they were listed.

  • DHS does not endorse or recommend providers.

Provider and Staff of Health Care or Resident Care Information:

Review List of entities regulated by the Division of Quality Assurance. Select the provider type you are interested in. You will access its introductory page.

Following is a list of provider-specific web pages available from the introductory page (not all provider types will have all of the following):

  • Introduction

  • Rules and Regulations (federal and state)

  • Forms

  • Providers/Provider Information

  • Contacts

  • What's Happening

  • FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

  • Publications (including DQA memos specific to that provider type)

  • Related Sites (other links of interest)

Caregiver Program Information:

Use links on the left border of DQA web pages to access information on the following:

The Caregiver Program area also includes information related to Nursing Home Medication Aides and the Feeding Assistant Program.  

Additional Information on Division of Quality Assurance Internet Pages:

Caregiver Program Manual (conducting background checks)

Construction/Remodeling of Health Care Facilities - Plan Review Requirements

DQA Directories of Health Care Providers

DQA Memos (from 1983 to the present)

DQA E-Mail Subscription Service (Listservs)

DQA Provider Training Opportunities

DQA Quarterly Information Updates

DQA Safety in Healthcare

Drug Repository Program

Emergency Preparedness for Long Term Care and Assisted Living Facilities

Healthcare Provider Management/Consultant List

Medication Errors

Music & Memory Initiative

Quality Assurance and Improvement Committee, allocation of Civil Money Penalty funds, and project application process. 

Reporting of Patient/Client Deaths

Resident /Client Relocation Planning and Procedure Manual

The Pharmacy Newscapsule

Wisconsin Health Care Organizations (provider and consumer associations)

Wisconsin Nurse Aide Training Program & Registry Manual

Seasonal Information:

Wisconsin's Pandemic Flu Resource - H1N1 Flu (Swine Flu) Information (exit DHS)


Last Updated: April 16, 2014